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Mavic Air 2 teardown reveals DJI uses many parts made in the USA – A DJI Mavic Air 2 teardown reveals the secrets to the drone’s competitive price, and surprisingly its many parts that are made in the USA.
‘Mosquito drone’ acquired by the City of Brownsville, TX – A ‘mosquito drone’ has been acquired by the City of Brownsville in Texas that will enable the health department to spray for these pesky insects in areas of the town that the city’s fleet of trucks cannot reach.
Three colleges in Southern California have been selected for FAA drone initiative – In Southern California, three colleges have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to become part of the recently launched Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Collegiate Training Initiative.
Parrot selected by the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit as a major drone supplier – Parrot selected by the U.S. Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) as a major drone supplier for the U.S. Government. Parrot, the leading European drone group, is pleased to announce its selection in the Blue sUAS program by the U.S. Army and the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU). The DIU is a Department of Defense organization that accelerates commercial technology for national defense.
Firefighters turn to drones to fight Woodward Fire in Marin County – Firefighters turn to drones to fight the Woodward Fire in Marin County, California. The fire has been raging for two weeks and currently, it is only 17 percent contained.
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